Category Archives: McLennan County

Research Ready: December 2016

Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print materials. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, African American universities and colleges, African-American history, Archives, Baptist women, Civil War, diaries, Historic Waco, Huston-Tillotson University, McLennan County, Nonprofit organizations, Paul Quinn College, Photographs, rare books, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Waco, Waco ISD, women's education | 1 Comment

Research Ready: November 2016

Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print materials. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources … Continue reading

Posted in aerial photography, Archives, Baylor University, Books, Camp MacArthur, frontier and pioneer life, Korean War, letters, McLennan County, Photographs, Research Ready, Rich Field, Texas over Time, Waco, Waco, Waco tornado 1953, World War I | Leave a comment

Research Ready: September 2016

Explore a rare book about presidents of the Republic of Texas, a collection of photographs of Waco, the papers of an early Waco educator, and more in this month’s Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist women, Baylor University, Historic Waco, Jewish Federation of Waco and Central Texas, McLennan County, Myron Wood, Photographs, Research Ready, Sam Houston, Seventh and James Baptist Church-Waco, Texas, Texas Baptists, Waco ISD | Leave a comment

Research Ready: January 2016

Explore Baptist sermons, the writings of a Baylor University professor, and more in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist universities and colleges, Congregation Agudath Jacob, Jews in Texas, McLennan County, Photographs, postcards, Research Ready, student life, Texas, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco | Leave a comment

Research Ready: December 2015

Learn about an important Baptist leader in church-state studies, a local Jewish synagogue, land deeds from McLennan county, and Goshen Baptist Church in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Church and state, E.S. James, Falls County Texas, Jews in Texas, letters, McLennan County, Research Ready, Temple Rodef Sholom, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Uncategorized, Waco | Leave a comment

Research Ready: August 2015

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about a Texas archaeologist, the Baylor Round Table, a Texas journalist, and a German-American philosopher! Continue reading

Posted in Baptist universities and colleges, Baylor Round Table, Germany, Journalism, Lithography, McLennan County, Printing, Research Ready, Theology study and teaching, Uncategorized, Waco | Leave a comment

Research Ready: April 2015

Materials documenting a German family in 1830s Texas, an African American family in Waco, and a woman in Central Texas are included in April’s Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Academy of the Sacred Heart, African American universities and colleges, African-Americans, Archives, Baptist women, diaries, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, German-Americans, Germany, McLennan County, New Hope Baptist Church, Photographs, Research Ready, Texas, Texas, Texas Baptists, Uncategorized, Waco | Leave a comment

Research Ready: February 2015

View an 1870 photograph of a noted Waco businessman, learn about student life at Baylor in the late 1800s, explore the life of a Waco family’s trip to Mexico, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor Literacy Center, Belton Texas, BGCT, Books, Georgia Jenkins Burleson, letters, McLennan County, Mexico, National Baptist Convention of America, Photographs, Research Ready, scrapbooks, Texas, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco, women's education | Leave a comment

Exploring the Waco Jewish Community with the Texas Jewish Historical Society

The Texas Jewish Historical Society visited The Texas Collection recently. Learn more about their visit! Continue reading

Posted in A.M. Goldstein, Congregation Agudath Jacob, exhibits, Goldstein-Migel, Isaac Goldstein, Jacob De Cordova, letters, McLennan County, Photographs, scrapbooks, Temple Rodef Sholom, Waco, Waco Hadassah | Leave a comment

Research Ready: January 2015

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about photographs from the Waco African American community in the early 1900s, recipes and postcards from across Texas, and materials from Baylor’s BU records: George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Continue reading

Posted in African-Americans, Baptist universities and colleges, Cookbooks, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, McLennan County, Photographs, postcards, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco | Leave a comment